Posts categorized: Art

first pages of my mandala journal ~ Sara Roizen “Come out of the circle of time
. And into the circle of love.”   – Rumi I started a small mandala journal as a way to continue making art in the very early days of being a new mom. Now, 6 months into being a mom I am still turning to...

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Esther’s Tattoo My original mandala drawing                   I wanted to share a very cool story and an example of how art can connect us all, even from across the ocean… Almost a year ago a woman named Esther from the Netherlands emailed me after finding this blog while she was looking for...

February 16, 2013

  I’m noticing that I am intuitively drawn to nature-based imagery in many of these little cards – leaves, wave motifs, abstract flower shapes, and the moon. Being in nature has always had a transformative and recharging effect on me. Therefore, while exploring the theme of gratitude, change, and kindness it seems natural that this type of imagery is surfacing...

January 20, 2013

Getting started on some ATC’s! “They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” – Andy Warhol It’s hard to believe that 6 months have flown by since the 6 Degrees of Creativity 2 workshops began. I was thrilled to be one of the 6 art therapist instructors as well as a participant in the other workshops. What...

January 11, 2013

One of the finished textural pieces: sand, sea glass, shells, molding paste, & paint Last week I led an art workshop for a fantastic group of teens from Temple Shaaray Tefila in NYC. These teens are participating in a program called Gateways and Tents, which is a partnership between Shaaray Tefila and Ohel Avraham – their sister temple in Israel....

October 14, 2012

Sun Mandala ~ Sara Roizen About a week ago I had surgery on my right (dominant) hand to repair a torn tendon. It was the first surgery I’ve had, and needless to say my anxiety was high at times. There was also the fear surrounding my right hand being  ‘out of commission’ for about a month as I heal from...

May 26, 2012

“Siddhartha” acrylic & collage on canvas, Sara Roizen “When Siddhartha listened attentively to this river, to the song of a thousand voices; when he did not listen to the sorrow or laughter, when he did not bind his soul to any one particular voice and absorb it in his Self, but heard them all, the whole, the unity; then the great song...

March 31, 2012